The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art
Kimbell Art Museum, 1986 - 335 pages
An illustrated study of the Maya civilization, drawing from interpretations of the texts embedded in pictorial scenes or carved on stone tablets to provide the meaning of the art and architecture of the ancient culture.
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28]), eight polished celts, over three hundred pieces of jade or greenstone and
the skull and two long bones of a young adult (William Fash, Jr., personal
communication, 1985, and "A Middle Formative Cemetary from Copan, Honduras
" [paper ...
11.5 x H. 6 cm Instituto Hondureno de Antropologia e Historia, Tegucigalpa,
Honduras PLATE 29 Cylindrical vessel, meander design Burial VIII-27, Copan,
Honduras Middle Preclassic period, 800-600 B.C. Incised ceramic (white clay)
8 Pauahtun Structure 9N-82, lower level, Copan, Honduras Late Classic period,
A.D. 780-800 FIGURE III. 10 Scribe Structure 9N-82, upper level, Copan,
Honduras Late Classic period, A.D. 780-800 FIGURE III. 7 art and writing.
Several extant ...
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Kingship and the Rites of Accession
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